Producers, William T. Cartwright and Kenneth Koerner; writer, Anthony Potter; narrator, Eric Sevareid Both Hitler and Roosevelt appreciated the value of mass communications. FDR took to "fireside chats," among other things, and Hitler assigned Goebbels as Minister of Propaganda Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Shows that both Hitler and President Roose./it appreciated the value of mass communications. Traces their careers... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945, Hitler, Adolf,...
The World at War: 17 -- Morning, June - August 1944 Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Documents D-Day on June 6, 1944, when the Allies, under the command of General Dwight D. Eisenhower, began an advance on Normandy at Cherbourg, a German fortification that later became a major Allied supply base. Preparations insured an oil supply, harbor facilities and accurate weather predictions. Topics: The World at War: 17 -- Morning, June - August 1944, Series: The World at War (1973), Twentieth...
Producer and writer, Anthony Potter; narrator, Eric Sevareid President Wilson's idealistic hopes for world peace through collective security clashed with the harsh old-world "real-politik" of Europe, which wanted to punish Germany. The resultant punitive treaty, in effect, sowed the seeds of World War II. Wilson was forced to compromise his ideals, but returned home to fight for ratification of the League of Nations, firm in his belief that it would be the cornerstone for a lasting... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924, World War (1914-1918), Treaty of... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
America: 11--The Arsenal Reel 2 Reel 1 available here Deals with the American way of war from colonial Williamsburg to the modern sentimental traditions of the armed forces. Summary Describes Roosevelt's dream of an 'arsenal of democracy' fulfilled as World War II elevates America into the world power elite. Presents Alistair Cooke who relates developments up to the present, including the United Nations Security Council and the underground./ia metadatar Command war room. Topics: Series: America: A Personal History of the U.S (1972-3), United States (1900-1950), World War II...
Nothing to Fear: The Legacy of FDR The legacy of Franklin D. Roosevelt is detailed by combining present day interviews with historical material. It examines his response to the Great Depression and the radical changes in the role of the federal government under his leadership. Social security, collective bargaining, unemployment compensation and control of financial institutions, all parts of Roosevelt's legacy are examined. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for... Topics: Educational Film, Biography (Persons), United States (1900-1950), Presidents of the United States
byColumbia Broadcasting System, inc; Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc
Forum edition Telecast on the CBS-TV documentary show World War I, under the title Doomed dynasties Summary Depicts the dynasties of Russia's Czar, Germany's Kaiser and Austria's Emperor and includes a case study in 20th - century and world history. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, World War (1914-1918), World War, 1914-1918, Twentieth century history... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
bySevareid, Eric, 1912-1992; Alan Landsburg Productions
Series producer, Anthony Potter Eric Sevareid Summary Describes how the United States tried to isolate herself after being disillusioned by the horrors of the First World War. Explains that there was a period of racism and ethnic discrimination during the 1920's. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Kellogg-Briand Pact (1928 August 27), Diplomatic relations, Series:...
With study guide Traces the roots of unrest that led to conflict between Israel and Egypt in the short war of June 1967 Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Traces the r.ots of unrest that burst into conflict between Israel and Egypt in the lightning war of 1967. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Israel-Arab War (1967), Israel-Arab War, 1967, War, Twentieth century... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
America: 10--The Promise Fulfilled and the Promise Broken reels 1 and 2 Deals with the promise of unlimited prosperity after World War I, the boom of the 1920's, the depression, and the New Deal. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Presents Alistair Cooke who shows how the Depression came after the war to end all wars and after the promise of unlimited prosperity symbolized by a Model - T Ford and a mail order catalog. Exp.ains how the... Topics: Series: America: A Personal History of the U.S (1972-3), United States (1900-1950), Great...
Educational collaborator: R. Freeman Butts Portrays the progress of American education from 16th century New England through the mid-20th century. [Pt. I.] In actual locations of dame schools, Latin grammar schools, church schools, and pauper schools, this film portrays the progress of American education from the time when early New England school laws were made for public education in the Northwest Ordinance. [Pt. II.] Discusses the development of free public school systems from the time of... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Education, Series: Education in America (1958), Twentieth century... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
byFrank Capra; United States Office of War Information
Why We Fight: Prelude To War Part 1 Reviews events from 1933 to 1939 including the Japanese conquest of Manchuria, the Italian conquest of Ethiopia, the rise of Hitler; and explains the Axis plan of the world conquest. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Describes the events leading up to World War II. Shows the development of Fascism in Germany and Italy and the Japanese invasion of Manchuria. Focuses on the rise of the Nazi presence in... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Educational Film, Series: Why We Fight, Series: Why We Fight (1942), World War II (1939-1945),...
Hollywood: The Golden Years Traces the growth of the motion picture industry from nickelodeon days to the advent of sound. Features such stars as Charles Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford, Rudolph Valentino, and Greta Garbo, and points out the important contributions of directors such as D.W. Griffith. Includes clips from the Mack Sennett comedies and from the films Flesh and the devil, Wings, and The Big parade. Ends with All Jolson in The Jazz singer, a film important in the beginning... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Educational Film, Film and video, United States (1900-1950), United States (1900-1950), Film and...
Narrated by Theodore White Traces Chinese history after the end of World War II, showing the Communist victory and the flight of the Nationalists to Taiwan in 1949, and following the course of Chinese-American relations up to Nixon's visit to China. From the China -- century of revolution series (second edition). (Note: this series was originally produced by David Wolper under the title [if] China, roots of maddness [rf]) Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Civil War (China : 1945-1949), U S Foreign policy, China, Nationalism,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
byBarnouw, Erik, 1908-2001; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.). Circulating Film Library; International Film Seminars (Firm); Columbia University. Press. Center for Mass Communication
Harvard Film Archive, projection print somewhat scratched, HFA Item no: 9675. From The Amos Vogel Annenberg School of Communications Collection Running time on release was 16 minutes, Cf. OCLC website July 13th, 2009 Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Shows the destruction brought to Hiroshima and Nagasaki by two atomic bombs in August, 1945. Uses original footage. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, World War (1939-1945), Political violence in mass media, World War,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation